Infection Control Corner: Requirements in Responsive Change

Let’s dissect a change issue: A patient with Clostridium difficile (C-diff), the disruption of normal healthy bacteria in the colon, often from antibiotics, is discharged to a long-term care facility. According to Darrel Hicks, environmental services director at GCI Certified, the next patient admitted to that same room is 40 percent more likely to get the same potentially deadly bacteria.

First Municipality to Earn GOLD

The City of Columbia, Missouri has now advanced their GCI certification status from Silver to Gold level.  In doing so, the City of Columbia has become the first municipality in the U.S. to earn this level of distinction.

"As a Missouri based organization, it gives me great pleasure to be able to present this level of our certification to the City of Columbia."  David Thompson